While most early fall advice focuses on shallow cranking, a few pros have kept these lesser-known tactics to themselves for success in the transition between seasons.
Often, when the other guys are out in the middle of the lake fishing deep ledges and channels, you'll find Elite Series pro Bill Lowen in the backs of creeks and bays fishing water that's only a few inches deep.
It’s important to understand the role that sound makes in attracting smallies ... and in running them off.
Most everything right now is in open water. The baitfish are schooling as they get ready for their fall migration into the creeks and backwater areas.
The key to Palaniuk's win at the St. Lawrence River Elite Series tournament was finding better than average smallmouth bass.
Fishing suspended bait isn’t like targeting a laydown. However, if anglers branch out to open water bassin’, the payoff can be huge.
Just because you don’t have the budget to buy the newest and the best doesn’t mean you can’t catch bass, and it doesn’t mean you can’t compete.
I’ve often found what I believe to be a thermocline in about 3 feet of water below heavy lily pads and vegetation.
If you're a bass fisherman and you don't have a Zara Spook in your box, you don't know what you're missing.
Seasonal fish movements are about much more than just water temperature.
2007 Classic champ Boyd Duckett has devised three reliable patterns that will keep you in touch with Lay Lake’s bass in August.